Student Life

Past and present students share their thoughts and experiences on studying in Japan.


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Overall, I really enjoyed the program! I’m very thankful to have been a part of it, and I’d definitely recommend it to serious students. Thank you so much for the valuable opportunity!

—Kelly Couto

I found the textbook, tests, and homework to be most helpful. I learn best from reading and writing, so these exercises really helped me to understand and internalize the material.

—Shannon Welch


Get a better picture of KCP students on various learning adventures; from classroom activities to visits to historical sites. Also, get a glimpse of the dorm/homestay life, and the KCP campus and neighborhood.

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Finding your way around Japan and the KCP neighborhood is much easier with a map. For your convenience, here are some to help guide you as you travel. Be sure to check out our virtual tour of the KCP building — a great introduction to our learning space.

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KCP Neighborhood

Student Posts

Read the writings of KCP students who share their travels, learnings and everything else from their stay in Japan.

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4.7 stars based on 474 reviews   View All

The intensive study environment is very effective.

Andrew from 2013

The most productive aspect of the program is simply the intensive study method accompanied by the great teachers who are willing to go out of their way to help their students.

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I felt this program was affordable and reliable. I thought it would really help me focus on my future career goals.

Melanie from Fall 2015

I find that pair work, group sessions and drill practice works best for me in memorization. I learn best while speaking and listening rather than reading and writing.

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